With the coming of spring (plus an extremely mild winter), I've turned my attention to our much-neglected flowerbeds around our house. My plan is to grow some flowers and herbs in some bare areas, in addition to sprucing up the already established areas. About a week ago I noticed a couple of extremely healthy weeds in a beautiful shade of green that were growing in a corner and made a mental note to pull them up at some point. However, this morning when I was discussing our plans with my husband, I got a good look at the weeds. This is what I found:
Two beautiful heads of lettuce! Last spring I planted some lettuce in containers on my back deck. It was a dismal failure. Now I'm thinking of scattering more lettuce seed along the back side of this flowerbed and see what happens.